Aesthetic and Contrast, makeup, Skin care, Stevie

The Perfect Pout

This past Wednesday, I came to the realization that the public side of the blogging/instagram/internet world probably isn’t for me. I walked into this stunningly lovely event, full of beautiful people, all gathered together to celebrate the launch of a fantastic lipstick line…and my heart sank. I don’t belong here. I’m not as beautiful, fabulous, confident or socially astute as any one of the people here. Continue reading “The Perfect Pout”

Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture Fallout Eyeshadow Palette ABH
Aesthetic and Contrast, makeup, Stevie

Subculture – ABH

Oh the scandal! The intrigue! The Drama!

After the generally accepted awesomeness of the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette – I was halfway floored to hear the chatter around the quality of the Subculture Palette. Continue reading “Subculture – ABH”

Aesthetic and Contrast, Hairs, makeup, Stevie

Stevie’s Ride or Die List:

Being the makeup junkies that we all are – we know the struggle when it comes to choosing what to work with from day to day. But we all also have that handful of products that we cannot stray from, those products that get incorporated into every (or nearly every) look. Continue reading “Stevie’s Ride or Die List:”

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How the Magic Happened

For your consideration: a newlywed style origin story of our friendship/sweet little blog:

Where did you meet?

Laura: I was walking the streets of IG and stumbled upon the coolest navy and yellow eyeshadow pic. It was lub at first sight. Continue reading “How the Magic Happened”


Meet Stevie

Oh hello! I’m Stevie, half of Aesthetic & Contrast – I’d say the weird, quirky, silly half – but I can’t count the number of “me too!” moments I have with my blogging partner, Laura. I also can’t take credit for being the creative one or the funny one, so let’s go with the blonde one. I’m definitely blonde. Here’s a little peek into what brought me here today: Continue reading “Meet Stevie”